Blues in the Night - (Original Trailer)
The members of a traveling jazz band try to keep their leader (Richard Whorf) from drinking himself to death in Blues in the Night (1941).
Blues In The Night (1941) -- (Movie Clip) Jimmie Lunceford
Jigger (Richard Whorf) and the gang exhort Leo (Jack Carson) to show off his chops in a dinner club being blown down by the real Jimmie Lunceford and his band in Anatole Litvak's Blues In The Night, 1941.
Blues In The Night (1941) -- (Movie Clip) The Dream's On Me
Priscilla Lane (as "Character") performing the Harold Arlen-Johnny Mercer standard "The Dream's On Me" leading into drama featuring Richard Whorf, Howard Da Silva and Wallace Ford, in Blues In The Night, 1941.
Blues In The Night (1941) -- (Movie Clip) Hang On To Your Lids!
Travel montage to jazz band in a freight car, Priscilla Lane (as "Character"), Elia Kazan (the future famous director) on clarinet, Jack Carson on trumpet, Richard Whorf (also later a prominent director) on guitar, with Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer's "Hang On To Your Lids," from Blues In The Night, 1941.
Blues In The Night (1941) -- (Movie Clip) Here's Your Butt
Opening scene from Anatole Litvak's nutty Blues In The Night, 1941, with future major directors Elia Kazan (as "Nickie") and Richard Whorf (as "Jigger") and Bowery Boy Billy Halop (as "Peppi").
Blues in the Night -- (Movie Clip) Opening Credits
Opening credits hardly suggest what's in store in Anatole Litvak's musical-crime-romance-comedy Blues in the Night, 1941, starring Priscilla Lane, Jack Carson, Elia Kazan and Richard Whorf.
Blues In The Night (1941) -- (Movie Clip) It Got Too Hot
Vampy Kay (Betty Field) negotiating with escaped convict and ex-gang boss Del (Lloyd Nolan) then trampling on her lackey semi-boyfriend Brad (Wallace Ford) in a grim scene from Anatole Litvak's Blues In The Night, 1941.